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The 7 Best Middle Eastern Restaurants Near San Mateo

Updated: April 23, 2021

Figuring out which ones are San Mateo’s top restaurants has never been easier. To get you the ultimate list of the best restaurants, we analyzed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours with ease and spend less time deciding.

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Hummus Mediterranean Kitchen

San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Cobani Gyro & Kebab

Mediterranean · $19 avg. main dish
San Mateo, Twenty-Fifth Ave
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

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Middle Eastern · $6 avg. main dish
Belmont, Downtown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Lotus Falafel and Shawerma-San Bruno

Mediterranean · $14 avg. main dish
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Sumac Mediterranean Grill

Belmont, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Falafel Tazah

Middle Eastern · $13 avg. main dish
Foster City, Famous Ships
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0


Mediterranean · $15 avg. main dish
Foster City, Bays
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across San Mateo, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our Feastfox magic to sift through results. We cross-referenced with top lists, like . If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With Feastfox, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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